Dr. Daniel Birnbaum is a neurologist who cares for children with a wide variety of neurological problems, including headaches, epilepsy, developmental delay and tic disorders. He serves as medical director of neurology at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland.

Birnbaum earned his medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. At Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, he completed a residency in pediatrics, serving as chief resident, and a fellowship in child neurology.

  • Education

    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, MD, 1981

  • Residencies

    UCLA Health, Pediatrics, 1984

  • Fellowships

    UCLA Health, Child Neurology, 1988

  • Board Certifications

    Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

    Neurology - Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

  • Academic Title


Clinics I work with



Neurology Program

Neurology Program

San Francisco / Oakland / Brentwood / Fremont / Greenbrae / Pleasanton /...

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Neonatal Neurology Follow-Up Clinic

Neonatal Neurology Follow-Up Clinic

San Francisco / Oakland

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